Menlo Athletics
Joey Martinez
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Head Coach - 3rd Season
Phone: 650-543-3778

Joey Marinez enters his third year as head coach of his alma mater, Menlo College.  He served as an assistant coach for four years prior to taking over the reigns of the men's wrestling program in the 2009-10 season. In two years under Martinez, two Oaks grapplers earned NAIA All-American recognition while an impressive five earned a spot on the NWCA/NAIA All-Academic Team.


Martinez was a standout athlete in his time at Menlo, becoming a two-time NAIA All-American and a two-time Menlo College Team MVP. Prior to Menlo, Martinez wrestled for Skyline Junior College, and was a two-time Junior College State Champion while going 61-0 to establish a new COA state record.  He currently holds numerous records at both Skyline and Menlo College.   

Martinez graduated from Menlo College in 2003 with a degree in Psychology.  A native of Turlock, he resides in Redwood City, CA.    

2011-12 Men's Wrestling Roster
Roster for 2011-12 Men's Wrestling Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Greg AlvarezSR 165Baldwin Park, CABaldwin Park HS
Justin AtkinsonSO 141Gold Bar, WASultan HS
Scott BrasilFR 285San Jose, CAMt. Pleasant HS
Sammy CanoFR 125Santa Ana, CASanta Ana HS
Jose ChaconJR 165Victorville, CAVictor Valley College
Christian FranksFR 141Escalon, CAEscalon HS
Angel GarciaJR 133Diamond Bar, CAUNC Greensboro
Sean Garcia-ChavezSO 184Newark, NJFort Knox HS
Nick GillJR 174Sacramento, CASierra College
Adrian GonzalesSR 165West Covina, CAEast L.A. College
Justin HarrisonSO 197Lower Lake, CAClearlake HS
Zachary JohnsonFR 125San Clemente, CASan Clemente HS
Darren KawaharaFR 149Honolulu, HIMid Pacific Institute
Gustavo LopezJR 133Wapato, WAYakima CC
Kyle LopezSO 165Citrus Heights, CAMesa Verde HS
Mike LopezSR 149Maywood, CAEast L.A. College
Hanna MalakSR 184San Mateo, CASerra HS
Drake MedeirosJR 125Waianae, HISaint Louis HS
Richie NoleJR 141Palo Alto, CAWest Valley College
Adam ObadSR 165Merced, CAModesto College
Joel PalabricaFR 141Everett, WAEverett HS
David RiosSO 157Brentwood, CACal State Fullerton
Lenny RomeroSR 285Norwalk, CACal Poly SLO
Carlos SotoSR 165Stockton, CADelta College
Tyler ThomasFR 149Woodland, CAPioneer HS
Alex VarelaSO 133Mesa, CAArizona State
Joel VeloniSO 157Hoquiam, WAYakima CC
Jace WeaverJR 141Auburn, CAPonderosa HS
Benjamin YuraSO 197Santa Monica, CASanta Monica HS
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Head Coach
3rd season
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